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 Shanty Asher      Bill Arakaki Lynn Fallin     Ken Kuraya

Lauren Moriarty     Makana McClellan Kili Namauʻu       

 Bruce Voss, Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Vice Chairperson


Thursday, September 15, 2022

1:30 p.m. 

Public Meeting Location

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Courtesy Virtual Meeting Information

Register to join the WebEx Meeting Online:

Meeting number: 2555 074 4989

Meeting password: joinmeeting

Join by phone:

1-844-992-4726 Call-in toll-free number (US)

Meeting Access Code: 2555 074 4989

Attendee ID Number: #



48-Hour Testimony for General Business Meeting on Thursday, September 15, 2022

Materials added 9/13/2022 at 1:25 p.m.

Written testimony received after 48-Hours 

*Materials added 09/15/2022 at 1:34 p.m.

  1. Call to Order

  1. Swearing in of student representative

  1. *Public Testimony on Board of Education (“Board”) Agenda Items

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of August 18, 2022 General Business Meeting, August 18, 2022 Special Meeting, September 1, 2022 Special Meeting

  1. Reports of Board Committees, Board Members, and Superintendent

  1. Finance and Infrastructure Committee Report on September 1, 2022 meeting:  (1) Presentation on Department of Education’s (“Department”) 2023-2025 fiscal biennium operating budget process; (2) Update on status of Department’s capital improvement projects and repair and maintenance and anticipated challenges for 2022-2023 school year

  2. Board Member Report on events attended:  (1) August 17, 2022 University of Hawaii College of Education College Wide Meeting; (2) September 8, 2022 HawaiiKidsCAN and Teach for America’s Spark & Inspire Event

  1. Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

NOTE: Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of the meeting.

  1. Adjournment


Meeting material is available online at

The Board accepts written testimony on any agenda item and strongly encourages it as the primary means of submitting testimony. Written testimony received 49 hours before the meeting will be posted publicly and distributed to Board members before the meeting. Further instructions on submitting written testimony is available here:

The Board accepts oral testimony in-person and virtually. To sign up to testify either in-person or virtually, use the form posted here: If you are testifying virtually, you must register and log in to WebEx using the same name you used to sign up to testify. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, but the Chairperson can reduce the amount of time allowed. 

In accordance with Hawaii’s Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), all testimony, whether written or oral, should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

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If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Board staff at (808) 586-3334 and as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request. 

Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.


Bruce D. Voss, Board Chairperson

September 15, 2022 General Business Meeting